Yearly Archives: 2019

Latest from ASQA and TEQSA

Earlier this week, Mark Paterson AO (pictured), Chief Commissioner of ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority), gave an update on ASQA’s priorities, at an ACPET event in Sydney. CCA’s CEO, Dr Don Perlgut, was there and filed this report:

ASQA has a number of priority regulatory activities over the next two...

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Australia’s National VET Review: The Story So Far

The National VET Review being conducted by Steven Joyce, former New Zealand Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, has become a major platform for discussion on the future of VET. There has been some press commentary about the National VET Review which gives a good indication of where the Reviewer...
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NSW Labor commits to free TAFE places

NSW Labor – in the run-up to the March 23rd election – has promised a 10-year plan to provide 600,000 students with free TAFE courses in a bid to reduce skill shortages. The Sydney Morning Herald reported today (11 February) that, “The state’s independent Parliamentary Budget Office has put the cost of...
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CCA Submission to National VET Inquiry Highlights Not-for-profit Community Education Contributions

The Community Colleges Australia (CCA) submission to the Australian Government’s Expert Review of the VET Sector highlights the important contributions that not-for-profit community education providers make to Australian post-secondary education. Key points of the CCA submission: VET Sector and Community Education
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